Edgar L. Swisher, 76

MARCH 26, 1937-APRIL 2, 2013

April 02, 2013
  • Swisher

Edgar Lee Swisher, 76, of Hancock, Md., died Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at his home.

Born March 26, 1937, in Hancock, he was the son of the late George E. and Lillian Pittman Swisher.

He was a 1956 graduate of Hancock High School.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Korean War.

He retired from Mack Trucks after 31 years working in maintenance.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret L. Hull Swisher, whom he married June 21, 1963, in Hagerstown, Md.; one daughter, Shea Lee Hart of Hancock; one son, Corey L. Swisher of Hancock; two brothers, Norman Swisher of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Ronald Swisher of Hagerstown; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Heavenly Blockinger.

A service will be Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Victory Tabernacle, Hedgesville, W.Va. The Rev. Carl Clark will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 3 to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, and Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, to help defray funeral expenses, memorial contributions may be made to Grove Funeral Home, 141 W. Main St., Hancock, MD 21750-0368.

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